Carolina Small Business offers services that go far beyond your loan—a variety of specialized programs and services to help small businesses thrive in their communities. Our goal is to help grow sustainable businesses that will make a significant economic impact in our communities. From brainstorming a business idea to applying for a loan, we are there every step of the way to help you and your business succeed.
What We Offer
- Educational Opportunities
Build your business skills and your network by participating in educational seminars, webinars and training events that we host across the state, in partnership with universities, colleges, Small Business Center and other organizations. Carolina Small Business can also help you to secure scholarship support to participate in these empowering experiences that will help you and your business to grow.
Need help starting and managing a business, working out your
finances, and generally finding the right resources for you?
We have a list of resources in one place so that you can find what you need, from business
plans to financial templates, to information on interactive courses.
How You Can Participate
Apply for a Loan
Businesses applying for a loan from Carolina Small Business will be required to complete a business needs assessment. This assessment will be used to develop a customized Action Plan, based on your business needs.Start Here
If you would like to request one-on-one technical assistance, you can complete our Request for Counseling form. Our business services staff will contact you within two business days.Complete Form
Our seminars and trainings cover a wide range of topics, including financial management, access to capital, marketing, and much more. Take a look at our events to find out what is coming up in your area.View Calendar
If you’re not sure which of these options is right for you, or if you have any questions, you may contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Western Women's Business Center
The mission of the WWBC is to provide capital, high quality technical assistance, and programs that reduce barriers and serve as a catalyst to the success of women entrepreneurs in Western North Carolina.More about Western Women's Business Center